Newman Police Department
The Newman Fire Station responded to 20 calls for service between Sept. 2 to Sept. 8. The calls included 12 for Emergency Medical Services, three public assists, one motor vehicle collision, two structure fires and two in which the fires were already out.
West Side Community Healthcare District currently provides ongoing ambulance services to Merced and Stanislaus counties including areas such as Newman, Gustine, Santa Nella, Stevinson, and rural areas surrounding these communities. The District also has a responsibility to be part of a Mutua…
Families planning on taking their kids to enjoy local lakes and rivers before fall weather finally descends on the Valley can now borrow life jackets to ensure a safe return from their outing.
California’s almond production is expected to drop to 2.6 billion pounds this year due to drought and a bloom-time freeze in February that severely impacted almond-producing counties.
The California Highway Patrol arrested a man at a Santa Nella truck stop who is suspected of stabbing a man to death and leaving his body along Interstate 5, near Newman on Aug. 26.
Merced County has now become one of the nearly 40 counties within California to have recently felt the threat of Monkeypox, as health officials announced the first confirmed case within the area on Sept. 6.
More than 200 vehicles came out for an illegal sideshow at the former Crows Landing Naval Air Station, prompting a response from the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department, which sent vehicles fleeing in all directions.
The Our Lady Of Miracles Festa, having returned to in person celebration for its second year, will yet again welcome thousands of people to the city of Gustine to celebrate their faith and culture with one another to those around them.
The mercury may say otherwise, but Newman will be heralding the oncoming arrival of autumn this weekend with the Newman Fall Festival.
The unemployment rate in the Stanislaus County area for the month of July was 5 percent, according to the State of California Employment Development Department. This is a 0.3 percent decrease from the month of June.
Rep. Josh Harder announced the opening of the 2022 Congressional App Challenge, an annual coding competition designed to encourage middle school and high school student participation in computer science and coding, regardless of experience. It is an opportunity for students to compete agains…
The West Side Index, Gustine Press-Standard and Tuesday Review will soon be accepting nominations for the Best of the Westside, and it promises to be our biggest event of the year.
The Newman Fire Station responded to 20 calls for service between Aug. 12 to Aug. 18. The calls included 14 for Emergency Medical Services, one alarm, three public assists, one motor vehicle collision and one rescue.
If you needed another reason to not touch a dead bird, then the Stanislaus County Health Services Agency has one for you. It might be infected with avian flu.
The Merced County Probation Department is slated to receive a multi-million grant to help rehabilitate justice-involved individuals through job skills training, supportive services, and treatment options.
The Emanuel Medical Center Health Foundation is launching a program for communities in Stanislaus and Merced counties to help lower the cost on insulin medication.
A few last-minute candidate filings have changed some of the races in Newman and Gustine, while others are still void of candidates.
#MikeyStrong. That’s the hashtag that has been showing up on social media posts and other places as the Gustine community rallies around a local teenager who was seriously hurt in an accident with the hopes that he will one day return home.
A Newman man convicted in 2002 of trying to kill his mother has been denied parole on grounds that he posed an unreasonable risk of danger to society if released.
The Newman Police Department has arrested a Mariposa man who is suspected of leaving multiple dogs inside cages with no food or water out in the hot sun.
A call to the Newman Police Department about suspected animal neglect led to the rescue of 18 dogs on Wednesday, all in various states of distress.
The Gustine Police Department was pleased to announce the addition of their newest officer, Troy Paredes. He had been working as a Reserve officer and now, with his recent graduation from 154th Class of the Tulare-Kings Police Academy, he will join the department as a full-time officer. He i…
Newman Police Cpl. William Parrott was presented with this year’s MADD Award for leading the department in arrests of impaired drivers in 2021 by Sgt. Ashley Williams. Mothers Against Drunk Driving presents the award annually to law enforcement officers from local agencies who have excelled …